Proceedings of the Fifth Prasasti International Seminar on Linguistics (PRASASTI 2019)

Why is Humor Funny?

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Sulistyarini Sulistyarini
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Sulistyarini Sulistyarini
Available Online August 2019.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/prasasti-19.2019.48How to use a DOI?
Keywords
communication, humor, funny
Abstract
Language has been found to handle communication easily around the world. The main function of communication is as a means of communication mentioned above and also to express thoughts, feelings, ideas or opinions about anything happened in the society. Concerning with that, humor can be as a medium to express ideas or thoughts about society’s reaction in a relationship. It can be read (narration) or heard (speaking). Humor itself has been known for long to be a medium to make people laugh. This paper is aimed at finding out why is humor funny? . The data is collected from the internet and a book (Nasruddin Hodja’s humor collection). The writer found out what makes humor is funny to be heard and read.
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Proceedings
Fifth Prasasti International Seminar on Linguistics (PRASASTI 2019)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2019
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978-94-6252-775-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/prasasti-19.2019.48How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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